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Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Weltenburg
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Kelheim, Germany

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RATINGS: 573   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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A dark export beer. A specialty of well-balanced richness and fine elegance. World Beer Award 2004


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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gregwilsonstl (959) - Missouri, USA - AUG 17, 2012
Very smooth. Brown bread. Thin head. Somewhat sweet maltiness. crisp. A lot of lace.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ruigo (862) - PORTUGAL - APR 15, 2014
Shared a 50cl bottle. Pours a clear brown colour with a thin tan head. Aroma is caramel, roasted and malty. Average carbonation and medium body. Taste is medium bitter and light sweet with a long dry finish. Overall, a very good beer with a much lighter body than thought in the first place.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
monk191 (722) - California, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Not a great beer, not bad or distasteful, just boring. Pours a very nice clear red with a thin white head. A bit of malt in the smell. Taste is really bland, almost like water with a hint of malt, and a weird bready finish. Had in the bottle.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gopherfan99 (201) - CROATIA - MAR 30, 2014
Bottle, pours amber with a light brown head, slightly sweet malty with some chocolate and a little bit of bitterness. Nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gorm (850) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 22, 2014
Klar mørk rødbrun farve med lite lys beige skum. Lukt av malt, karamell, kaffe og krydder. Smak av malt, karamell, kaffe og frukt. Vaaland.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (5524) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 22, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein rötlichbraunes Bier mit ordentlicher Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, Karamell, leicht würzig. Geschmack leicht röstmalzig, leicht würzig, Karamell, leicht schokoladig.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sturmthis (224) - USA - MAR 17, 2014
500ml bottle. Deep dark red color. A slight coffee aroma. Metallic and slight coffee taste. An alright beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jpkeskinen (156) - FINLAND - MAR 14, 2014
Drank from a bottle at home. Well balanced with a combination of smoke and sweet hops.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bartlebier (1186) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - MAR 13, 2014
50cl bottles, Maruhn 2013. World class dunkel, setting old new Old World subtle standards in chocolate roast and dryness while remaining very sessionable at under 5%. Heiße Maroni, undercurrents of bock fruitiness. Pinnacle of back-to-basics bottom-fermenting, liquid elegant simplicity. Is it a coincidence that this is the 2nd world-class brewery in Kelheim with a flavour/yeast profile wholly its own?

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lemke10 (682) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 11, 2014
This pours a clear, dark amber color with a slight, foamy head. The aroma is inviting with toasted malts and hazelnut tones. This is highly drinkable with a smooth texture and a decent sweet grain taste that is perfect for the style. Very well made and delicious.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
djoeye (897) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 9, 2014
Aroma; tannins, roasted malts, spices, notes of leather, egg, earthy notes, hints of rotten potato, but most of all herbs and spices. Beige to off white head, brown red body, some dots and even curtain down the mug. Taste; confectionery, caramel malts, chocolate, butter caramel, To palate easy, balanced, carbonated as it feels a bit foamy-creamy. Finishes with malts, dark fruits, roasted grains, tasty. Overall worth an award. Ein sehr schönes Dunkelbier! Vielen Dank! 1/2L brown bottle 4.7% b@Kilpishalli, tasted@home Norway, listening to Carl Orff - O Fortuna ~ Carmina Burana.


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